Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Eagles Drop Three as District Play Opens.(Sports)

Byline: Journal Staff Reports

Home-field advantage was no advantage for the Belen Eagles baseball team during the past few days.

The Eagles dropped a doubleheader to Las Cruces Onate on Saturday and fell to Deming on Tuesday, all District 3-4A games.

Onate battered Belen 21-4 and 11-0 on Saturday.

Angel Corchado, with a perfect 5-for-5 showing at the plate, led the Knights' rout of Belen in the first game. Corchado, a senior catcher, also scored four runs. He blasted three doubles and two singles and drove in three runs.

Onate rattled five Eagle hurlers for 22 hits. Chris Knecht, John Henry Peralta, Steve Sanchez, Beto Sanchez and Joey Glaser all saw duty on the mound for the Eagles. …

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